An In-Depth Look at Employment Issues You Need to Know
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Discover how recent changes impact your business.
Develop a plan to confront toxic employees.
Explore ways to handle common HR problems.
Determine whether your existing handbook may cause potential liability headaches.
Unravel the interplay of the FMLA and the ADA.
Reviewing New Laws, Rules, Regs, and Recent Changes
Preparing for Workplace Violence
How to Handle Top HR Problems
Getting up to Speed on Employee Handbooks: Are You up to Date?
Roman Arce is a member of the law firm of Marshall & Melhorn, LLC, where he focuses exclusively in labor and employment law. From 1992 to the present, Mr. Arce has practiced management-side labor law; construction industry labor law; employment litigation in state and federal courts; employment discrimination/harassment; workers‘ compensation; litigation under the FMLA, FLSA, ADA, OSHA, ERISA, Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act, WARN Act, and affirmative action; wage and hour; and Ohio prevailing wage law compliance. He is a member of the Labor and Employment Law sections of the American, Ohio State, and Toledo bar associations. Mr. Arce earned his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
Cindy M Cieslak is a partner with Rose Kallor, LLP. Ms. Cieslak's practice focuses on all aspects of labor and employment litigation in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies, including the defense of public sector and private employers against claims of discrimination, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, free speech retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, and other civil rights violations. She provides advice to employers regarding compliance with labor and employment laws. Ms. Cieslak conducts workplace investigations, prepares employee handbooks and best practices manuals for employers, and assists employers with affirmative action plans and compliance with laws and regulations pertaining to government contractors. She earned her B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from The Pennsylvania State University and her J.D. degree from The University of Connecticut School of Law.
Ralph R Smith III is a shareholder and co-chair of the Labor & Employment Group of Capehart & Scatchard, P.A. Mr. Smith focuses his practice in employment litigation and preventative employment practices, including counseling employers on the creation of employment policies, non-compete and trade secret agreements, and training employers to avoid employment-related litigation. He represents both companies and individuals in related complex commercial litigation before federal states courts and administrative agencies in labor and employment cases including race, gender, age, national origin, disability and workplace harassment and discrimination matters, wage-and-hour disputes, restrictive covenants, grievances, arbitrations, drug testing, and employment-related contract issues. Mr. Smith earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Temple University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Temple University School of Law.
Jeremy A Stephenson is an attorney with Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he provides counseling and litigation services to management clients in employment and related corporate matters. He has successfully defended employers before administrative agencies around the country, and the state and federal courts in North Carolina, against claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, non-compete agreements, trade secrets, and related business litigation. Mr. Stephenson regularly publishes articles and is invited to speak on topics of employment law, litigation and trial tactics, insurance law, and corporate risk management topics. He is a recent past president of the Charlotte Area Society of Human Resource Managers and is currently government affairs director for NCSHRM. Mr. Stephenson has extensive experience providing insurance coverage counseling and litigation services on employment practices liability insurance (EPLI), directors and officers (D&O), general liability (GL), errors & omissions (E&O), and other lines of coverage. He litigates in the state and federal courts of North Carolina in cases pertaining to professional liability, products liability, and other areas of civil and corporate liability. Mr. Stephenson earned his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
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